The Field Guide to Geology

The Field Guide to Geology

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By (author) David Lambert

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  • Publisher: CHECKMARK BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 234mm x 18mm | 567g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0816065101
  • ISBN 13: 9780816065103
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 750 illustrations, line drawings, & maps, index, further reading, charts & tables, web sites
  • Sales rank: 183,439

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This is an essential field guide for geology lovers. Written by a team of eminent geologists and educators, "The Field Guide to Geology, New Edition" features clear graphics and simple field-guide procedures to guide hikers through the great outdoors. A revised and updated edition of a best-seller, this helpful resource offers readers ready access to the subject. This new edition features 200 new, two-color illustrations (more than 750 in all), updated graphs and tables, as well as two new chapters titled "Monitoring the Earth's Changes" and "Geologists of Note." This volume's lucid, easy-to-follow text covers all the key rudiments of geology and will provide nature lovers with a useful reference to various geological phenomena. The topics covered include: Air currents; Composition; Desertification; Greenhouse effect; Ice changes; Seafloor profiling; Seismic activity; Submersibles; Tides; Waterflow; and more.

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"An...enjoyable introductory earth science book. Highly recommended..."